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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence - Joseph J. Ellis
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
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Joseph J. Ellis,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on 06-04-2013
Joseph J. Ellis,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on 06-04-2013
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780385349628 (0385349629)
Publisher: Knopf
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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4.0 Review of Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis
Another solid entry by Ellis dealing with the Revolutionary Period. This book looks at the summer of 1776 with a focus on the political aspects of Congress, Parliament, and the leading Generals on both sides. It also dealt with the Battle for New York and military strategies, but the focus was not...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
4.0
A very detailed read. This book drills down in a period of time. where a number of other books skimmed over. This was definitely a slower read for me. At first, I wasn't impressed with it because it seemed to be skimming, but then about 50 pages in the author started to focus on the title of the boo...
EricaO
EricaO rated it
2.0 Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
You know, it never hurts to brush up on history. I had begun to worry that I didn't understand the American Revolution and was mixing facts, making stuff up.No, it turns out, I'm good. I know the basics: the flow of events, the major players, even some of the cities involved. I'm not as knowledgeabl...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
5.0
As the blurb and other reviews tells you this book covers six months in 1776. Six months when so much had happened. The story of American independence and fight for it may be known to you in details or not at all, I had no idea how dangerously close we came to losing the fight and how much the fact ...
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